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Bill Foulkes

By Iain McCartney In the pre-Munich side, he did not have the panache of Edwards, the silky skills of Colman nor the consistency of Byrne, while ten years further on he stood in the shadows behind his more illustrious team mates of Best, Law and Charlton. Even the toothless warrior in Nobby Stiles would have […]

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Case For The Defence Of Peter Davenport

By Matthew Bird. My Dad, moved to Manchester when he was 15 from Nottingham. Consequentially he is a Forest fan whom still regales me of trips to Munich and Madrid when they won stuff back in the days of black and white telly, and Managers whom used to give fans clips round their ears. As […]

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Denis Law: No Mere Mortal

By Iain McCartney There are footballers and there are footballers. Many are simply team members, others have an ability which sets them above the rest, while there are some, with ability or otherwise who possess a defining characteristic which enables them to stand out in the crowd. Some have both of the latter two mentioned, […]

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Duncan Edwards by Iain McCartney

By Iain McCartney, the author of Duncan Edwards: The Full Report As he pedalled down Warwick Road he acknowledged those who spoke or shouted out to him. Turning onto the Old Trafford forecourt, he free-wheeled down towards his usual spot, a short pass from where the Munich clock stands today. Fumbling in his jacket pocket, […]

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Alex Ferguson’s Top Ten Signings

By Jack Rawlinson This close season has been no different to any before; several actual comings and goings, and a whole host of potential changes to our title winning squad. With transfers in mind, instead of listing a raft of players that Sir Alex could or should break the bank for this summer, let’s take […]

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George Best – What Was And Should Have Been

By Ryan Cargill. In 1974 George Best played his last game for Manchester United at the age of 27, citing that he had fallen out of love with the game.  He left a timeless legacy, but it could have been so much greater. Never has a footballer had such a positive effect on society than […]

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Top 10 forwards in United’s history – part 2

By Ryan McCann. If you missed part one you can read here. 5- Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo’s £12million arrival at Manchester United in 2003 raised a few eyebrows. On his debut against Bolton, he crooked a few necks as fans found it almost impossible to keep up with his majestic feet and trickery. On his […]

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Top 10 forwards in United’s history – part 1

By Ryan McCann. Manchester United Football Club’s trophy cabinet is enriched with glorious memories of past successes and triumphs. Since the club was formed as Newton Heath in 1878, countless players have bore the infamous red jersey in the Theatre of Dreams, capturing the hearts and imaginations of adoring fans all over the world. Manchester […]

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There’s Only One Bryan Robson

By Matt Dodd. Throughout Bryan Robson’s career, he was a committed, talented, strong midfielder who would never shirk from a tackle. Now ‘Captain Marvel’ faces his hardest challenge of all. The former Manchester United and England captain has undergone surgery in Bangkok to remove a cancerous tumour on his throat, and everyone connected with football […]

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Jesper Blomqvist: United Before and After

By Jordan Bailey-Smith. Many will remember Manchester United’s treble winning side of the 1998-1999 season that is still the most successful in Premier League history, and it is very easy to remember the players at the forefront of this record breaking season, big names such as Beckham, Schmeichel, Keane and who can forget Yorke and […]

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